Books mentioned in the October 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Election Day 2018


American Values and Freedoms series

Harris, Duchess  Freedom of Religion
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1299-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5187-3


Harris, Duchess, with Kari A. Cornell  Freedom of the Press
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1300-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5188-0


Harris, Duchess  Governmental Checks and Balances
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1301-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5189-7


Harris, Duchess, with Rebecca Morris  The Right to Bear Arms
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1302-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5190-3


Harris, Duchess  The Right to Protest
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1303-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5191-0


Harris, Duchess, with Kari A. Cornell  The Right to Vote
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1304-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5192-7


Khan, Khizr  This Is Our Constitution: Discover America with a Gold Star Father
With Anne Quirk
Gr. 4–6, middle school    216 pp.    Knopf    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-5247-7091-4
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5247-7092-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5247-7093-8

Marsh, Sarah Jane  Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word
Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
Gr. K–3, 4–6   
80 pp.    Disney-Hyperion    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4847-8144-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-368-02251-4

Miller, Marilyn, Ellen Scordato, and Dan Tucker  Words That Built a Nation: Voices of Democracy That Have Shaped America's History
Illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt
Gr. 4–6, middle school    224 pp.    Rodale    2018    (New ed., 1999, Scholastic)
Trade ISBN 978-1-63565-188-1

Souza, Pete  Dream Big Dreams: Photographs from Barack Obama’s Inspiring and Historic Presidency
Gr. K–3, 4–6
    96 pp.    Little, Brown    2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-316-51439-2
Ebook ISBN 978-0-316-51411-8


 

Empowering Girls and Women


Conkling, Winifred  Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot
Middle school, high school    310 pp.    Algonquin    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-61620-734-2

Fitzgerald, Juniper  How Mamas Love Their Babies
Illustrated by Elise Peterson
Gr. K–3    48 pp.    Feminist    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-93693-200-9

Hannigan, Kate  A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights
Gr. K–3, 4–6   
32 pp.    Boyds/Calkins    2018
Illustrated by Alison Jay
Trade ISBN 978-1-62979-453-2

Karp, Ruby  Earth Hates Me: True Confessions from a Teenage Girl
Middle school, high school    277 pp.    Running/Teens    2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-7624-6260-5
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7624-6261-2

Kay, Katty and Claire Shipman  The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self
With JillEllyn Riley. Illustrated by Nan Lawson.
Gr. 4–6, middle school   
309 pp.    HarperCollins/Harper    2018
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-279698-1

Prout, Chessy  I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor’s Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope
With Jenn Abelson
High school   
405 pp.    McElderry    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5344-1443-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5344-1445-7

 

Promoting Tolerance


Race in America series

Bakshi, Kelly  Roots of Racism
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1037-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8822-8


Blakemore, M. T.  White Privilege
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1039-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8824-2


Burling, Alexis  Race in the Criminal Justice System
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1036-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8821-1


Eboch, M. M.  Race and Economics
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1034-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8819-8


Edwards, Sue Bradford  What Are Race and Racism?
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1038-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8823-5


Harris, Duchess, and Rebecca Rissman  Race and Policing
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1035-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8820-4


Beals, Melba Pattillo  March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine
Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Gr. 4-6, middle school 
  214 pp.    Houghton    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-328-88212-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-328-91915-1

A+ Books: Character Matters series

James, Emily  How to Be a Good Citizen: A Question and Answer Book About Citizenship
Gr. K–3 
  32 pp.    Capstone    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-7195-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-7203-3


James, Emily  How to Be Respectful: A Question and Answer Book About Respect
Gr. K–3 
  32 pp.    Capstone    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-7200-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-7204-0


Riddell, Chris, Illustrator  My Little Book of Big Freedoms
In association with Amnesty International.
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Penguin/Workshop    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-5247-8634-2

Children in Our World series

Spilsbury, Louise  Global Conflict
Illustrated by Hanane Kai
Gr. K–3 
  32 pp.    Barron’s    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4380-5021-8


Spilsbury, Louise  Racism and Intolerance
Illustrated by Hanane Kai
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Barron’s    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4380-5022-5


 

Plagues and Medical Breakthroughs


Davis, Kenneth C.  More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War
Middle school, high school    291 pp.    Holt    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-14512-3

Hooks, Gwendolyn  Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas
Illustrated by Colin Bootman
Gr. K–3, 4–6 
  32 pp.    Lee    2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-62014-156-4

Koch, Falynn  Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield [Science Comics series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school    122 pp.    Roaring Brook/First Second    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-62672-753-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62672-752-6

Marrin, Albert  Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918
Middle school, high school    198 pp.    Knopf    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-101-93146-2
Library binding ISBN 978-1-101-93147-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-101-93148-6

Throp, Claire  The Horror of the Bubonic Plague [Heinemann Infosearch: Deadly History series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school   
48 pp.    Capstone    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4846-4167-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4846-4171-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4846-4175-0

These titles were featured in the October 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.
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